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Mambo Italiano Cafe

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1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
+1 360-734-7677
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Illinois
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had dinner (no reservations) our first night staying in Chuckanut Bay area. Just walked in and sat at the bar for about 10 minutes. The salmon penne was excellent and serving enough to take home for seconds. Staff helpful and prompt.

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Thank Rosebud02
Bellingham, WA
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

As locals, we've been going to Mambo for years. It's always been good (4 stars), but this most recent trip was better. Both dishes (blacked halibut & chicken cacciatore) came with a pasta side, mine with a totally yummy puttanesca sauce. Neither of use could finish the meal, so the leftovers came home. The next night after work (and leftovers... More 

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Thank BhamPedro
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Was in the fairhaven vicinity on a Friday evening and wanted to try the new pizza place. However, my friend wanted pasta so we decided to try an Italian restaurant recommended by another friend, Mambo Restorante Italiano. We decided to have an early dinner at 6pm and was surprised to find the place so full. We decided to have their... More 

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Thank Susan S
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

we love to have dinner here. It's delicious, always crowded always good. Service is great and the atmosphere is homey. Very nice size portions and a good variety to chose from. I would come here for dinner once a week if we could.

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Thank Latina53
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Some friends from California were visiting so we met them in Fairhaven for dinner. Everyone thought Italian would be good so on the recommendation of a different friend we went Mombo Italiano. The food was great. My wife and a friend had oysters which both felt were great. One person had clams and linguine which she raved about while another... More 

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Thank James M
Seattle, Washington
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great place to meet friends for Italian food in Bellingham. i usually visit once a year when I'm in town for a bike ride to Vancouver. Large portions of food which is always consistently prepared. It never disappoints.

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Thank lsdean
Kensington, CT
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889 reviews
753 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were headed to the border crossing and decided to eat before joining what we expected to be a long line of cars so we exited for Bellingham. There were a number of options, but we noticed this restaurant seemed be doing an excellent business. My wife and I shared a panini club on soft, baked bread that included thick... More 

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Bastrop, Texas
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in the historic lobby of a beautiful old building. I had the blackened cod special which was excellent. The service was spot on. We explored the building afterward and made a wish in the fountain.

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Thank TxMarky
Oak Harbor, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

What a great place!! Short but excellent wine list. House dressing is tart and delicious, every entrée we have tried over the years of eating here have but wonderful. Neat perky atmosphere, just a great place to enjoy a great meal and good company( you have to bring your own "good company".

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Thank Deb M
Vancouver Island, Canada
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91 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our front desk clerk at LaQuinta recommended this restaurant and it was fabulous. The atmosphere great, the service (Katie) was terrific and the food was incredible.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-7677
Description
Restaurant is located in the Fairhaven district/area. Phone is (360) 734-7677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?